This is an assembly of various newsreel stories and fragments, all apparently Pathé-produced. Four-Footed Fortunes: Yearly Shearing on an Arizona Sheep-Ranch The Two-Legged Horse Race. Special photography by Alvin V. Knechtel. Ostrich races. segues into poor-quality footage of New York City, offices, telegraph key, Lindbergh's ticker-tape parade in New York title: New York Welcomes the Air Heroes "Mrs. Fitzmaurice, her daughter Patricia and Mrs. Koehl arrive on Steamer Dresden." Mrs....
Encourages American wartime workers to "keep their sleeves rolled up." Describes the volume of industrial and agricultural production that can be accomplished in a single day: enough rifles for a battalion, 1000 acres of corn converted to 30,000 bushels of food." Calls tired workers, in effect, "saboteurs". Narration admonishes workers for the death of soldiers through inadequate equipment or supplies. Utterly melodramatic. Urges workers to move production forward... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Includes: Russia--Answer to Japan; Stalin reviews fleet and air; Milk-Wooll Rocket -- Ice Genius "backfires"; Washington vs. Chicago football; CIO strike -- John L. Lewis; War-torn Madrid; Coronation of George VI; Simpsons; Flood in Ohio; Explosion in Texas; Amelia Earhart's last flight; Hindenburg explodes. 08:14:50 Hundreds of airplanes in sky 08:15:07 Stalin footage Football Look back at news of 1937 08:23:34 CIO strike - thousands holding signs, etc. 08:23:45 Crowd attacks factory... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Shots to be logged. Victor by a Whisker. Described by Clem McCarthy. Wrestling match. Winter Grips Nation. Snow scenes from different parts of country. Polar bears at Detroit zoo. Great shot of train in blizzard running into cloud of smoke. City in middle of snowstorm. Men shoveling snow. Roosevelt Call to Youth. Personal message to Boy Scouts of America on their 25th anniversary. Out of lip sync. Looping the Loop on Skis. Swimming and Diving Champions! ( 1 reviews )
President Auriol of France visits the United States. Inside the Chalk River atomic plant. General Douglas McArthur returns to the United States, visiting San Francisco, among other cities. More stories. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Rough Print: First birthday of the Dionne quinuplets; Also includes mounted troops; Staten Island Zoological Society spider; clothes dryer; FOG: Fog over NY for four days; favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Shows Alexander Graham Bell working with his deaf pupils and experimenting with the telephone and the wax cylinder record for the phonograph. His wide interests, which included aeronautics and the National Geographic Society, are also described."In the hundredth year since the birth of Alexander Graham Bell and the seventy-first since the invention of the telephone the Bell System presents"MR. BELL"The story of his bequest to all (?) history without an ending"This dramatic... favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Newsreel stories reformatted for classroom presentation. THE FLIGHT FROM HUNGARY UN TROOPS TAKE-OVER IN SUEZ RUINS OF POMPEII, ITALY PAINTING ON PIN-HEADS (GENOA, ITALY) RELIGION - THE HOLY CRAGS OF MONTSERRAT, SPAIN ANIMALS A NATIONAL MONUMENT UNDERGROUND THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY Topic: Newsreels
0:34:25 - UN CONDEMNS RED CHINA VS delegates at United Nations political committee session vote on resolution / General Matthew Ridgway studies war map in war zone / American infantry soldiers advance through snow covered landscape, battle front, Korea (UN forces counterattack, slowing down Chinese and North Korean troops penetrating south of Seoul, Korean War - January, 1951) 0:36:27 - GEN. EISENHOWER SURVEYS ATLANTIC PACT DEFENSES President Harry S Truman, Secretary of State, Dean Acheson,... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Includes: Floods and winds in the West; 20,000 homeless in California food; dust storms; Austria alarmed!; super plane; sled boat; 1938 regatta; U.S. Navy; outboard race; reserve tank; piggyback plane; bobsled run. 08:44:34 Flooded town 08:45:15 Tree fallen on house 08:45:20 CU Car crushed by tree * 08:45:31 Shipwreck - ship upended in cove 08:47:08 Chancellor Schuschnigg resigns in favor of Hitler 08:56:22 Bobsleds 08:56:24 Sled goes downhill 08:56:41 Sled crashes - riders go flying 08:57:08... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Crisis: Hitler Alarms Nervous Europe map showing German incursions into Central and Eastern Europe VS 10 Downing Street Neville Chamberlain, Anthony Eden (resigns) Hitler reviews troops Havoc: Flood Wind and Dust Whip West Floods in California: Watsonville flooded streets, cars driving through water dead whale on coast near Golden Gate's "graveyard of ships"; wrecked ship in background gale damage in Sacramento, trees fall, houses and cars wrecked dust storm of 1938 in Colorado dust... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
05:11:27:00 We Work Again Amazing glimpse of African-American life during the Great Depression. This film acknowledges the fact that African-Americans were disproportionately unemployed. There are scenes of forward-looking programs of housing renovation and public works in Harlem, as well as pre-school and adult education. However, there are also some painful scenes in which African-American women - "girls" - are being trained as cooks and maids, or being taught child care with white...
Berkeley, California Fire. [Newsreel: Extra !! Berkeley Burns! Entire city threatened by flames] Great footage of 1923 Berkeley fire; buildings on fire; thousands on the street fleeing with their belongings, furniture stacked up on the street and in parks; 00:30:35:07 Incredible shot of boy center of frame, lifting up a mirror, walking toward, then past the camera, amidst mob of people scrambling to grab furniture, chairs, piles of clothes, rugs piled up outside; building burns in... Topics: Berkeley, fire
Great footage of airline operations circa 1950. Stock shots to be logged. 21:27:55:28 VS, CU disembodied hands shuffle through mail; cuts to same letters in mans hand, man walks away from camera, sits in chair, children playing on floor; mother sends children to bed, little boy and girl kiss father goodnight; man opens letter. Man sitting at couch, with typewriter on coffee table begins to type out letter. 21:29:11:14 VS aerials of airplanes flying above the clouds. Aerial above 1950s TWA... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
0:56:00 - THE WORLD IN THE CAMERA Volunteer political workers walk through entrance marked Eisenhower headquarters / Senator Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. enters Dwight Eisenhower as candidate in New Hampshire Republican primary election...stands in front of large blow-up photograph on wall of Eisenhower image (SYNCH-SOUND) / Dwight Eisenhower as Supreme Allied Commander in Europe (NATO) speaks (SYNCH-SOUND) / pretty volunteer worker mails political leaflets...sign reads; WE LIKE IKE...also, I LIKE... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Union workers in San Francisco stage a general strike, shutting down the city to support striking longshoremen. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: San Francisco: Labor, Labor: Strikes, Labor: 1930s
Theatrical short subject, newsreel-style, promoting the benefits of the National Housing Act for homebuilders, remodelers and would-be homeowners. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews ) Topic: New Deal: Housing
1:21:00 - KEEPING UP WITH THE CANDIDATES - USA EISENHOWER AND NIXON President Dwight Eisenhower strolls garden at Gettysburg, Penna. home, with wife, Mamie Eisenhower...also shown with grandson and granddaughter, David and Barbara Eisenhower / President Eisenhower & VP Richard Nixon, also their wives, Mamie Eisenhower & Pat Nixon, attend political meeting with Republican party supporters in outdoor tent / Eisenhower looks at an IKE umbrella; re-election campaign souvenir / President...
Short pieces produced from Pathé News footage. America's Changing Scene: The End of the "El": On the end of the Third Avenue El (elevated rapid transit railroad) in Manhattan, New York. Many great shots, including Chinatown, the stations, and running POV from operators' position past houses close to the track structure. America's Heritage: The Statue of Liberty VS Statue of Liberty, including historical stills of conception and construction, tourists visiting, statue from various... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
rolls Picture A and B no audio track Made by the military picture showing exactly what the title says in great detail. Juxtaposes animation of convention and atomic bomb damage and shows exactly what Hiroshima and Nagasaki looked like after the blasts. Very clear shots of radiation victims and their wounds. Stock shots: Animation of a bomb dropping, explosive burst in sky, in a city represented by three isolated buildings (no people, sidewalks, cars, signs, stores, trees etc.) beautiful color... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Union workers in San Francisco stage a general strike, shutting down the city to support striking longshoremen. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: San Francisco: Labor, Labor: Strikes, Labor: 1930s
President Auriol of France visits the United States. Inside the Chalk River atomic plant. General Douglas McArthur returns to the United States, visiting San Francisco, among other cities. More stories.
0:37:00 - VS Typhoon hits Kyushu, Japan; wrecked houses / flood damage / fires rage at night / school children in classroom, widespread destruction from typhoon, in BG, outside school window 0:38:34 - VS Hurricane hits Louisiana on gulf coast; flood waters, rescue workers, wrecked homes / two mailboxes, just above flood water 0:40:20 - VS workers build Mayflower replica in shipyard, England / ship sent down slipway of yard 0:41:12 - Army medics jump from transport plane in parachute drill...